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Observation 241340: Oudemansiella Speg.

When: 2016-06-10

Collection location: Umstead State Park, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Geoff Balme (geoff balme)

No specimen available

?? I thought the stem looked Cort-like. But the rest of it seems Trich like. It looks like it may have been more slimy generally when it was wetter.


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Microscopy would be interesting
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2017-05-18 05:54:59 PDT (-0700)

Kuo has pointed out the Xerula are rewarding in that area, with distinguishable features.

You know
By: Geoff Balme (geoff balme)
2016-06-10 17:39:03 PDT (-0700)

I did break it off of a very narrow “root” — but I didn’t dig it up. I wonder if Xerula is not a bad choice. I do see quite a bit of Xerula around.

I always feel like
By: Geoff Balme (geoff balme)
2016-06-10 17:33:40 PDT (-0700)

I’ve seen it before, but then I get to the books and I fail. :)

it’s a beauty though!

That’s a really interesting mushroom, Goeff.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2016-06-10 16:29:16 PDT (-0700)

One that comes to mind is Melanoleuca verrucipes… maybe an old blown-out/washed-out one?